Alice Carr

First Name Alice

Last Name Carr

Location Born Yellow Springs, OH

Died While Serving? no

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Alphabet

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Sources

  • The Story of Near East Relief - Barton - 1930

Alice Carr began her career with Near East Relief in Greece in 1923. A trained nurse and public health specialist, Carr is credited with eradicating malaria at the orphanages in Corinth. She also helped to save the lives of 600 Near East Relief orphans when a dengue fever epidemic swept through Athens in 1928. Alice Carr helped to superintend the transition from Near East Relief to the Near East Foundation. You can read more about her exciting journey in From Relief to Development: The Unstoppable Alice Carr.